Gazette Announcement (July 2006)
James K.W. Lee appointed Academic Integrity Advisor to the Vice-Principal (Academic)
Vice-Principal (Academic) Patrick Deane is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. James K.W. Lee as Academic Integrity Advisor to the Vice-Principal (Academic) for a two-year term effective July 1, 2007.
Dr. Lee has taught at Queen’s since 1996 and has been the recipient of two Queens’s teaching awards -- the Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching from the Alma Mater Society and the Golden Apple Award from the Faculty of Applied Science. Dr. Lee is a Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering in the Faculty of Applied Science, and recently completed a term as Acting Associate Dean (Studies) in the Faculty of Arts and Science.
Dr. Lee holds a BSc in Geological Engineering from Queen’s and an MA and PhD from Princeton University.
His research focuses on the applications of diffusion and transport mechanisms in the radioisotopic dating of rocks to solve fundamental geological and geological-engineering problems in such diverse areas as the ancient assembly of supercontinents, the thermal evolution of the Earth’s crust, tectonics, and mineral exploration.
Dr. Lee serves with the Professional Engineers Ontario as Chair of the Academic Requirements Committee and as a Lieutenant-Governor Appointed Councillor.
In his role as Academic Integrity Advisor, Dr. Lee will be actively promoting the principles of academic integrity at all levels of the university community.